Sycophant synonyms

sĭk'ə-fənt, sī'kə-
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One who fawns; a sycophant.
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A person who spends time in the company of another person or of a group out of admiration or for personal gain.
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An organism that lives on or in a different kind of organism (the host) from which it gets some or all of its nourishment. Parasites are harmful to their hosts, although the damage they do ranges widely from minor inconvenience to debilitating or fatal disease. &diamf3; A parasite that lives or feeds on the outer surface of the host's body, such as a louse, tick, or leech, is called an ectoparasite . Ectoparasites do not usually cause disease themselves although they are frequently a vector of disease, as in the case of ticks, which can transmit the organisms that cause such diseases as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease. &diamf3; A parasite that lives inside the body of its host is called an endoparasite . Endoparasites include organisms such as tapeworms, hookworms, and trypanosomes that live within the host's organs or tissues, as well as organisms such as sporozoans that invade the host's cells.
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The definition of a leech is a type of worm found in water or in wet areas with a strong sucker on both ends of its body which it uses to suck blood from its hosts, or a person who attaches themselves to another person like a parasite.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(UK, slang, archaic) A hanger-on to noblemen or persons of quality, especially in English universities; a toady.
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(By extension) The practice of giving empty flattery for personal gain.
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An underling; a contemptuous name for a liveried servant or a footman; servant, retainer – a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
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One who lavishes excessive praises or flattery, one who adulates.
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A person who conforms to current opinions, especially for reasons of personal advantage; an opportunist. [from 16th c.]
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A person who cringes or shies away.
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A tractor crawler, a motorized vehicle that uses caterpillar tracks instead of wheels.
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One who is subject to or controlled by a specified influence:
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(Figuratively) A person, country, etc, controlled by another.
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A person used by another to do dangerous, distasteful, or unlawful work; dupe
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A person who grovels
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Any of several breeds of small-sized to medium-sized dogs, usually having drooping ears, short legs, and a wavy, silky coat.
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A small dog kept as a pet.
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A person who whines and complains about small matters.
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The definition of an apple polisher is someone who utilizes gifts and flattery as means of attempting to achieve promotion or favor.
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(Slang) An employee who performs minor or menial tasks such as running errands
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Alternative spelling of yes man.
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A person who behaves in a servile or obsequious manner; a toady
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Alternative spelling of brownnose.
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(Comedy) A straight man
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Alternative form of backscratcher.
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A person who obeys superiors in a servile, cringing way
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A drink that is made of fruit or sometimes vegetables and is blended with juice, milk, or yogurt and often ice until smooth.
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(Slang) One who submits meekly to domination or mistreatment by others.
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One, such as a monarch or dictator, that rules or governs.
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An expert at something.
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One who dictates:
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Alternative spelling of brown noser. (one who flatters others in an obsequious manner.)
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A male servant of low rank, usually in some sort of livery or uniform
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A person who uses flattery to get something or to win favor
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(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
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Any surplus amount of money, goods delivered, etc.
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Find another word for sycophant. In this page you can discover 44 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sycophant, like: fawner, hanger-on, parasite, leech, toady, flatterer, toadeater, tufthunter, lickspittle, flunkey and adulator.